The Civil Procedure Rule Committee is consulting on the enforcement of possession orders and the consistency and alignment of procedures carried out in the county court and high court.
One in twelve landlords are unaware of a suite of legislative changes that occurred across the lettings industry in recent years, according to the findings of the English Private Landlord Survey 2018 published in January.
Following new energy performance certificate standards implemented last year for thousands of rental properties, there is still a considerable amount of landlords up and down the country in the position of facing the wrath of a fine for breaking these … Continue reading
Landlords can be sued by their tenants for cold or damp homes under new laws that come into force next month.
GDPR has been embedded into UK law since May last year. Even so, many businesses, organisations and yes, landlords, still struggle to get to grips with the General Data Protection Regulation. As we strive to ensure all our landlords here … Continue reading
The announcement from the Government outlines plans to introduced a single one-stop method for housing complaints.
One of the main concerns in a post-Brexit world is what will happen to the property market. Many homeowners have expressed their concerns of property prices plummeting, which in turn will please many first time buyers and landlords or investors … Continue reading
The Government have confirmed the Tenant Fee Ban will come into place on Saturday 1 June 2019, subject to scrutiny from the House of Commons. Pushing the Spring 2019 deadline almost to the last minute, the Government have finally confirmed … Continue reading
Tenants receiving Universal Credit have gone into rent arrears whilst in tenancies of almost two-thirds of private landlords according to the Residential Landlords Association.
Manchester Council have launched a consultation regarding a plan to increase council tax on empty properties in 2019.